Jan Schiff Elementary School

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7400 Discovery Ln

Missouri City, TX 77459

(281) 634-9450

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Grades: K - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 720

Students Per Teacher: 21

Parent Reviews

20 Parent Reviews for Jan Schiff Elementary School

The facility is very crowded. This listed enrollment at 693 is not correct and is an older number. Enrollment for 2013-2104 is appromximately 1,000 children. The density is so packed that they have moved fifth grade into "temporary structures". A nice phrase for "expensive trailers because we failed ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/25/13

The teachers spend the majority of the day emphasizing "test taking skills". The emphasis at Jan Schiff Elementary is to get great test scores. The learning component and structured teaching is not evident in the third grade or fifth grade. The number of children enrolled at the school clearly indicates ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/19/13

I have a special need daughter in this school and she is happy because the school treats her well

Posted by a parent on 08/22/13

With the terms used like "highly rated" and "high expectations" leaves me to wonder who is writing these reviews? The school hasn't been operating that long and much progress is needed to reach this level. We moved out of district and I can tell you for a fact that the teachers are not teaching to where ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/20/11

Jan Schiff Elementary School is highly rated, first class educational facility for the surrounding community! The teachers and staff love what they do and appreciate the positive influence they have on the student body.

Posted by a parent on 08/31/11

This is a campus with high expectations, caring teachers, and excellent leadership. It's a blessing to be zoned to Jan Schiff.

Posted by a parent on 07/26/11

We will not be returning to this school next year. I was not impressed at all and am very uncomfortable with the lack of experienced teachers at this school and lack of maturity in handling issues. So many important things are being overlooked.

Posted by a parent on 03/11/11

I have 3 kids at Schiff and they love their school, teachers and friends. We have a wonderful group of active volunteers who take pride in our wonderful school. Our administrators are top notch and continue to stay focused on what is important. Can't say enough great things!

Posted by a parent on 12/15/10

I have 3 kids at Schiff Elementary and I feel so blessed to be zoned to this school. The kids love going to school everyday, the teachers are fantastic and go beyond what the teachers did at Sienna Crossing and I cannot say enough about the principal, Mrs. Brewster. She has these kids best interests ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 12/15/10

Jan Schiff Elementary is an exceptional school! The teaching staff is enthusiastic and has the students ready to learn and become better citizens. The leadership from the administrators to the custodial staff are warm, caring and dedicated to the students. I feel my children are challenged every day ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 12/15/10

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School Profile for Jan Schiff Elementary School

Test scores
Test scores for Jan Schiff Elementary School

TAKS* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2011
Jan Schiff Elementary School
Fort Bend Isd
* In 2010-2011, the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) was used to test students in reading in grades 3 through 9; in writing in grades 4 and 7; in English language arts in grades 10 and 11; in mathematics in grades 3 through 11; in science in grades 5, 8, 10 and 11; and in social studies in grades 8, 10 and 11. TAKS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The grade 11 Exit Level TAKS is a high school graduation requirement. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

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Missouri City schools — Jan Schiff Elementary School is located at 7400 Discovery Ln, Missouri City TX 77459. 7400 Discovery Ln is in the 77459 ZIP code in Missouri City, TX The school district for Jan Schiff Elementary School is the Fort Bend Isd. Jan Schiff Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 5.
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